Aug 29, 2013

Matt Jacobs

A peek inside Matt Jacobs’ studio gives way to instant delight—as though a child in the kitchen has found the small drawer that brims with candy of every kind. The artist himself comes across as an earnest young man ungrudgingly engaged in an inner war between work and play, wonder and contentment. The seriousness of his presence is dotted by pink ankle socks and blue tennis shoes. Likewise, the polychromatic anarchy of a studio full of his colorful, radiant work is given a deeper weight by a self-possessed maturity that betrays his youth.

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